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Offlinechris_uk

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    Bike Lifts.......
    « on: 2015-01-22 22:21:46 »
    What do you guys use as a bike lift?


    I have a Big Blue from eazyrizer for my (now departed) Harley [size=78%]https://www.on-bike.com/motorcycle-lift-eazyrizer-big-blue.htm[/size]


    But I really don't want to  lift it on the exhaust. A lift table seems the only option but how do you then take the wheels off???

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      Re: Bike Lifts.......
      « Reply #1 on: 2015-01-23 12:28:00 »
      Depending on your budget, as these guys aren't cheap, this is the way I would recommend.

      https://www.probike.co.uk/cg030001.htm


      Get that cheque book out!  :)

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        Re: Bike Lifts.......
        « Reply #2 on: 2015-01-23 13:58:05 »
        I use this one:

        Can lift up to 450 kg (or 1000 lbs).
        Bought it last year but should have done it 35 years ago.
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          Re: Bike Lifts.......
          « Reply #3 on: 2015-01-25 10:52:29 »
          OOOOOoooo! I need to get me one of those Big Blue bike lifts, I believe the footpeg mount and engine support set up would work on the K1600, I would also need the frame lift for the Harley. Looks good if you only have limited space like I do.
          1941 Harley UL 1200 Flathead, 1978 Harley 1200 Shovelhead, K1600GTSE

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            Re: Bike Lifts.......
            « Reply #4 on: 2015-01-27 07:22:18 »
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            OOOOOoooo! I need to get me one of those Big Blue bike lifts, I believe the footpeg mount and engine support set up would work on the K1600, I would also need the frame lift for the Harley. Looks good if you only have limited space like I do.


            The Big Blue is fabulous for the Harley but having spoken to the guy at the factory, he says although he's had a number of enquiries for the K16, he hasn't any fitment for it yet (sadly). But if the foot peg mount works, I'd rush to get the adapter!


            I suspect mine will end up on eBay (again, sadly!)  ;)


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              Re: Bike Lifts.......
              « Reply #5 on: 2015-01-28 03:31:55 »
              Chris, did he say if he planned to make an adapter for the K1600's?
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                « Reply #6 on: 2015-01-28 22:48:40 »
                He said to check back with him in a few months and he'd hopefully have one by then; but I guess the more of us who call and express an interest, the more likely he is to make something :)


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                  Re: Bike Lifts.......
                  « Reply #7 on: 2015-01-29 19:01:47 »
                  I had an exchange of e-mails today and I have offered my GT to them to evaluate. He said he will know within 10 minutes if it is feasible and will then need a maximum of 3 hours to do the necessary work to make a suitable bracket.
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                    Re: Bike Lifts.......
                    « Reply #8 on: 2015-01-29 23:39:31 »
                    Bob, thats great, wow, hope he manages it.


                    The Big Blue really was brilliant for my Harley!

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                      Re: Bike Lifts.......
                      « Reply #9 on: 2015-02-08 16:25:04 »
                      Would be great to get a proper fitment kit for the K16, keep us informed, great work, thanks.
                      1941 Harley UL 1200 Flathead, 1978 Harley 1200 Shovelhead, K1600GTSE

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                        Re: Bike Lifts.......
                        « Reply #10 on: 2015-03-12 09:03:38 »
                        Taking my K16 down this morning, will let you know ........ fingers crossed!

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                          « Reply #11 on: 2015-03-12 15:18:11 »
                          Dave at https://on-bike.com/motorcycle-lift-eazyrizer-big-blue.htm has taken all the measurements and will have a prototype after about a month - they are working flat out trying to get rid of an order backlog for the lifts themselves.


                          He thinks it can be done by lifting the bike by the centre stand mount point and a pivot in the lower holes that are plugged for the engine crash bars.


                          Hope it works!

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                            « Reply #12 on: 2015-03-12 22:22:12 »
                            You beat me to it Chris!! :D
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                              « Reply #13 on: 2015-03-19 08:33:26 »
                              Will Big Blue's using the plugged holes for crash bars mean that if you have installed crash bars, you won't be able to use the lift?


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                                « Reply #14 on: 2015-03-19 11:02:55 »
                                We discussed that, he was going to try and put some bobbins on and use them to support the lift. But we were just chewing the fat over all the options.

                                If you have pics of your crash bars, email them to me and I'll send them down.

                                Prototype should be ready in a couple of weeks, will keep you posted.
                                « Last Edit: 2015-03-19 11:05:11 by chris_uk »

                                 

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